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    General for this RC: release configuration

    • the Linux and Mac packages can be installed in parallel to LibreOffice 5.0, but not run simultaneously - documents will be opened in the version you've started first.
    • the Windows package will update a previously installed version of LibreOffice


    • LibreOffice 5.1 will be made available as 64bit version in addition to the 32bit version. Installing the 64bit version requires Windows Vista or newer, the 32bit Version runs on Windows XP or newer.

    New Features

    An in-progress list of features for this version is available here.

    Reported Bugs

    A list of annoying bugs still contained in this version is available from Bugzilla, the full list of reported bugs is here.


    The full list of people who have collaborated in this release is here.

    List of fixed bugs

    Bugs fixed compared to 5.1.0 rc1:

    1. coverity#1315075 uninitialized scalar field [Caolán McNamara]
    2. coverity#1343623 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    3. coverity#1343624 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    4. coverity#1343625 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    5. coverity#1343626 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    6. coverity#1343627 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    7. coverity#1343629 logically dead code [Caolán McNamara]
    8. coverity#1343631 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
    9. coverity#1343632 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
    10. coverity#1343633 resource leak [Caolán McNamara]
    11. tdf#39944 ACCESSIBILITY: Implement new ATK Roles [pasqual milvaques]
    12. tdf#45418 FILEOPEN: IMPORT XSLT Filter do not work on LINK or Insert [Maxim Monastirsky]
    13. tdf#50950 modify calc functions WEEKNUM, WEEKNUM_ADD to comply with ODFF1.2 [Eike Rathke]
    14. tdf#65439 Export to PDF/A-1a gives transparency warning even when no transparent object is present [Julien Nabet]
    15. tdf#69640 Writer shows only first 3 pages of .docx file [Mike Kaganski]
    16. tdf#75637 LOCALHELP: Images not displayed with newer icon themes [Stephan Bergmann]
    17. tdf#82775 libreoffice in headless mode crashes when serving multiple concurrent requests [Stephan Bergmann]
    18. tdf#85433 LOCALHELP: write/update help page for WEEKNUM & ISOWEEKNUM Calc function [Eike Rathke]
    19. tdf#85690 Modification of X-Axis set Y-Axis Auto scaling from 0 [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    20. tdf#86784 make soffice commandline in javaunohelper Bootstrap.bootstrap() configurable [Katarina Behrens, Thorsten Behrens]
    21. tdf#89236 FILESAVE Error opening password protected calc files [Matúš Kukan]
    22. tdf#90319 Image flip vertically or horizontally not working with png files in writer [pasqualm]
    23. tdf#90606 Crash when delete a large part of a column with shift cells left [Arul]
    24. tdf#90700 FILEOPEN: Hang opening specific .doc [Giuseppe Castagno]
    25. tdf#92045 Unchecking blinking font effect does not work with DOCX [Miklos Vajna]
    26. tdf#92623 mail merge crashes between step 6 and 7 [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    27. tdf#93009 PRINTING Comments on the side of document not visible in a print due to font color problem (white on white) (regression) [Miklos Vajna]
    28. tdf#93565 MAILMERGE: Mail merge doesn't work with version 5.0 (individual documents in PDF format does not increment to next record data) [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    29. tdf#93703 SVG imported does not show in presentation, but in editor [Caolán McNamara]
    30. tdf#93949 FILESAVE: Saving as XLS results in invalid/broken document without chart [Tomaž Vajngerl]
    31. tdf#94069 EDITING: Moving a tablecontrol while editing a form leads to a hang [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    32. tdf#94208 Undo after Control-D Fill doesn't broadcast deleted (undo-inserted) cells for calculation [Eike Rathke]
    33. tdf#94715 Crash when closing Table Design [Michael Meeks]
    34. tdf#94831 crashes with an image from a https hyperlink [Matúš Kukan]
    35. tdf#95054 With OpenGL rendering, glyphs from Graphite fonts miss rightmost pixels [Tor Lillqvist]
    36. tdf#95213 second level numbering turns bold in .DOCX export [Miklos Vajna]
    37. tdf#95419 FILEOPEN: looong time loading specific .ods [Eike Rathke]
    38. tdf#95494 Calc can not sort Chinese word by stroke and radical [Jingtao Yan]
    39. tdf#95507 no dashed rectangles over Start Center sidebar items when you click tab key (OpenGL enabled) [Michael Meeks]
    40. tdf#95648 When OpenGL rendering is active-- Graphite font has black blocks when used in a justified paragraph [Tor Lillqvist]
    41. tdf#96051 FILESAVE: Roundtrip any PPTX file with Shapes creates invalid OOXML [Zolnai Tamás]
    42. tdf#96119 Cannot select item with mouse in any combobox / drop down menu [Juergen Funk]
    43. tdf#96198 Editing: Function WEEKNUM() gives different values if opend in LO or older versions [Eike Rathke]
    44. tdf#96250 Crash when passing empty string as pRenderingArguments in LOK view [Miklos Vajna]
    45. tdf#96257 OPENGL: Cell border while dragging, column and row lines while changing their size are white not black with OpenGL enable. [Michael Meeks]
    46. tdf#96366 Function Wizard unusable with nested functions [Eike Rathke]
    47. tdf#96420 Glyph replacement causes caret misplacement and/or mis-rendered replacement glyph [Tor Lillqvist]
    48. tdf#96421 LOKView Crash when search is reset on startup [Pranav Kant]
    49. tdf#96479 Bookmark end node is destroyed by inserting text [Jan-Marek Glogowski]
    50. tdf#96480 Crash with copy/cut (thus clip board use) from apparently corrupt paragraph(s) from specific doc [Michael Stahl]
    51. tdf#96482 cannot access columns of a tablecontrol in design mode [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    52. tdf#96513 LOKView can-zoom-out is always false [Pranav Kant]
    53. tdf#96514 LOKView zoom-level property doesn't notify changes [Pranav Kant]
    54. tdf#96515 Hide whitespace mode: new page is inserted for each paragraph [Miklos Vajna]
    55. tdf#96536 Hide whitespace mode: page size is unchanged after paragraph delete [Miklos Vajna]
    56. tdf#96546 Crash on launching any application with OpenGL enabled [Michael Meeks]
    57. tdf#96550 change color of icons on toolbar in Writer when activated OpenGL [Michael Meeks]
    58. tdf#96572 garbage for null in non-nullable integer field [Lionel Elie Mamane]
    59. tdf#96637 Default signing certificate no longer highlighted [Miklos Vajna]
    60. tdf#96655 OPENGL: Zoom slider visualization is corrupted [Michael Meeks]
    61. tdf#96657 The drag and zoom tool does not show the selection area rectangle anymore (with openGL activated) [Michael Meeks]
    62. tdf#96674 drawingML import: fully vertical lines are imported as horizontal ones [Miklos Vajna]
    63. tdf#96687 Characters are not displayed in GTK textbox until Enter is pressed. [Justin Luth]
    64. tdf#96690 copying non-rendered-to vdev's [Michael Meeks]
    65. tdf#96708 Numerous errors that duplicate master when slide is copied and pasted back [Mike Kaganski]
    66. tdf#96713 Insert -> Document: "Read Error. Error reading file" for FODT [Maxim Monastirsky]
    67. tdf#96782 Please update German dictionary for de_AT, de_CH, de_DE [Andras Timar]
    68. tdf#96807 Automatic log scale inefficient for values less than 1 [Laurent Balland-Poirier]
    69. tdf#96833 Remote Files UI dialog has various small issues (lost values in editing, wrong TCP port number management...) [Giuseppe Castagno, Julien Nabet]
    70. tdf#96855 LO51RC1 Online help content selection no longer offers help for "LibreOffice Basic" [Stephan Bergmann]
    71. tdf#96858 clipping errors / screen-dirty from tooltips ... [Michael Meeks]
    72. tdf#96894 TextureAtlas - dispose it at a sensible time ... [Michael Meeks]
    73. tdf#96919 SetXORMode un-implemented ... [Michael Meeks]
    74. tdf#97075 GL: flicker creating calc window ... [Michael Meeks]